Birdsong X Beyond Retro Pop Up

It’s our birthday and we’re inviting you to celebrate 4 years at the forefront of better fashion with us. We’re bringing our cult pop up shop to Dalston, in collaboration with legendary vintage brand Beyond Retro.

Shop original clothing, ceramics and prints made for fair wages in London. As seen in i-D, Refinery29, Time Out, Dazed and more.

Events, free drinks, and fairtrade chocolate from Divine. Open from 10.30am from Wednesday 5th – Sunday 9th September at Beyond Retro Dalston, 92 – 100 Stoke Newington Road, N16 7XB.

We also have amazing events lined up. Buy tickets below to avoid disappointment.

Positive Activism: A Panel Discussion

It seems like there are more reasons than ever to become an activist. But how do you go about doing that while whilst also staying inspired and having fun? From period poverty, to representation of women of colour, protecting trans lives and opening up the conversation around mental health, meet the women at the forefront of today’s breed of creative, positive activism.

Buy tickets here early to avoid disappointment. Each comes with a free drink, Divine chocolate and a £5 voucher to spend in store. All profits go to supporting the women’s charities and communities groups Birdsong work with.

Speakers

Charlie Craggs is an award winning activist and writer of To My Trans Sisters.
Scarlett Curtis is a Sunday Times columnist, writer, blogger and founder of Pink Protest, a community for feminist activists around the globe.
Leah Abraham is a writer of arts, culture, and environmental issues.
Charly Cox is a 23-year-old writer, producer and poet.

A Comedy Night That Passes The Bechdel Test

Hosted by Liberty Hodes & Lauren Stone, Beyond Retro & Birdsong bring you a night of comedy from women at the forefront of feminist stand-up.

Get tickets here. Each comes with a free drink, Divine chocolate and a £5 voucher to spend in store. All profits go to supporting the women’s charities and communities groups Birdsong work with.

Featuring

Shon Faye – former lawyer, writer, presenter, artist, comedian, an activist for LGBTQ, women’s, and mental health rights based and editor-at-large at Dazed.

Sophie Duker have written for  British Broadcasting Co-orporation (Famlam, BBC2; The News Quiz, The Now Show, BBC Radio 4) and Cartoon Network (The Amazing World of Gumball).

Athena Kugblenu is a 2017 nominee for the 99 Club Female Comedians’ Bursary. She writes for BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz), regularly records stand up for BBC radio and in 2017 performed at the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival.

Samantha is an award-winning comedian and actress trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Samantha’s acting credits include The Crown, Silent Witness, Call the Midwife and several BBC Comedies.

Sophie Slater

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